New York Yankees fans will have a facility that doesn’t require $1,200 tickets starting on May 23 when the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Metro-North Railroad opens the new $91- million Yankees-East 153rd Street Station. Photo: CCA Civil / Halmar International, LLC Design-built station links to new Yankee Stadium. Photo: CCA Civil / Halmar International, LLC Mostly precast rail station will greet waves of Yankee fans in the Bronx. The largest and newest of Metro-North’s 120 outlying stations, the 55,000-sq-ft facility features twin 850-ft-long platforms to accommodate 10-car trains on four tracks, a 10,000-sq-ft overhead mezzanine and a 425-ft-long, 25-ft-wide
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.